Highlights

Education

  • LLB, 1982
    University of Victoria
  • B Comm, 1979
    University of Alberta

Year of Call/Admission

  • Alberta, 1996
  • British Columbia, 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English

Peter Feldberg

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Firm Managing Partner
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Peter Feldberg is the Firm Managing Partner of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, a leading international business law and litigation firm with over 700 lawyers, operating in eight cities in three countries.

Peter Feldberg's practice encompasses virtually all issues related to the regulation of utilities and their infrastructure development. Over the past several years, he has acted for major western Canadian utilities on matters ranging from the implementation of electricity industry restructuring in British Columbia and the establishment of initial tariffs for a new electricity transmission company, to the resolution of First Nation issues with respect to major energy project developments. He has many years of experience with Canada/US electricity matters, including commercial, jurisdictional and international law issues. He has acted as lead counsel for one of Canada's largest utilities in negotiations toward the development of a regional transmission organization in Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest, as lead counsel in the development and implementation of a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission reciprocity tariff structure in British Columbia, and with respect to arrangements to enable dynamic scheduling between western Canada and California to enhance electricity trade.

Peter currently acts as lead counsel for the applicant on electricity (ranging up to and including 500kV) and gas transmission infrastructure developments, advising and representing clients with respect to legislative and regulatory requirements, public consultation, First Nations matters, environmental assessments, siting and routing, and other matters related to contested applications and appeals. 

Recent projects have included natural gas transmission pipelines serving the LNG industry in British Columbia, the approval and development of a major electricity transmission build in Alberta and the environmental and regulatory approvals of the 1100 MW Site C dam. 

Peter also acts as lead counsel for the applicant and as intervener's counsel on a variety of revenue requirement, rate design, integrated resource planning, and other regulatory proceedings. Peter has also advised and represented utility and resource company clients on a variety of matters relating to First Nations including constitutional litigation, consultation strategies and obligations related to infrastructure development, conflict resolution, and the negotiation and drafting of impact and benefit agreements. His litigation experience extends through all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada.

Honours and Awards

  • Chambers Canada 2018 for Energy: Provincial Regulatory & Litigation: Alberta
  • Lexpert® Special Edition on Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers, June 2017
  • The Legal 500 Canada 2017 for Energy: Power
  • Lexpert® Canada’s Leading Energy Lawyers, Report on Business, November 2016
  • Chambers Canada 2016 - 2018 for Energy: Power (Regulatory)
  • The Best Lawyers® in Canada 2009-2017 for Energy Regulatory Law and 2017 for Aboriginal Law
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2010-2017 for Aboriginal Law and Energy (Electricity)
  • Named as a “local litigation star” in Alberta by Benchmark Canada, 2013-2014
  • Chambers Global 2013-2015 for Energy: Power (Regulatory) (Canada)
  • Lexpert® Ranked Energy Lawyers, Report on Business, October 2013

Membership/Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association Natural Resources, Aboriginal Law subsections
  • Energy Bar Association

Selected Experience

BC Hydro Site C Project Environmental Assessment
Counsel to a major western Canadian transmission company on regulatory and commercial matters relating to the establishment of dynamic scheduling between British Columbia and California, enabling electricity trade in the California real time markets December 2010
Representing major Canadian utilities with respect to all aspects of utility regulation, including rates and tariffs and capital projects July 2007
Currently acting as lead counsel for utilities in the electric and gas industries on several transmission infrastructure projects. June 2007
Represented a major Canadian utility with respect to the resolution of First Nation issues arising from major energy projects

Publications

William v. British Columbia, 2012 BCCA 285
Aboriginal Law Bulletin
June 29, 2012

Presentations

Annual National Environmental, Energy & Resources Law Summit
Montréal, Quebec
Canadian Bar Association
April 27-28, 2007
Aboriginal Rights to On and Off Reserve Oil and Gas Resources
Calgary, Alberta
April 19-20, 2005

News

Fasken Martineau’s Annie Bernard and Antonio Di Domenico honoured as Lexpert’s 2017 “Rising Stars”
Two partners chosen as leaders in their legal practice and community
November 17, 2017
Chambers Canada 2018 Guide Recognizes 89 Fasken Martineau Lawyers and 43 Practice Areas
Fasken Martineau is also awarded “Banking Law Firm of the Year 2017”
September 29, 2017
Fasken Martineau Appoints a New Managing Partner at its Québec City Office
Carl Tremblay becomes managing partner of the Québec City office.
September 12, 2017
Fasken Martineau Wins Mining Law Firm of the Year in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada Guide
168 lawyers ranked and 12 Partners named as 2018 “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers
August 22, 2017
Fasken Martineau Partner Receives Advocatus Emeritus Distinction
Gilda Villaran’s exceptional career recognized by the Barreau du Québec
August 7, 2017
Fasken Martineau Fosters Diversity Through the Mansfield Rule Project
June 7, 2017
Fasken Martineau receives Band 1 rankings in four practice areas in Chambers Global 2017
Our legal prowess is showcased in the latest edition of the Chambers Global Guide.
March 20, 2017
The Legal 500 Canada 2017: 63 Fasken Martineau lawyers ranked
Fasken Martineau ranked top tier firm in three categories: ‘Dispute resolution: British Columbia’, ‘Energy: Mining’ and ‘Labour and employment’
November 15, 2016
Chambers Canada 2017 Guide recognizes 83 Fasken Martineau lawyers and names us “Employment Law Firm of the Year”
Fasken Martineau named "Employment Law Firm of the Year" by Chambers Canada
October 3, 2016
Solid results from The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 as Fasken Martineau increases its “Lawyers of the Year”
134 Fasken Martineau lawyers were included in the 11th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in 44 practice areas
August 10, 2016
38 Fasken Martineau lawyers named in the Lexpert 2016 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada
Our lawyers recognized in the Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada.
June 13, 2016
Fasken Martineau receives Band 1 rankings in five practice areas in Chambers Global 2016
Fasken Martineau was recognized as a leading international firm in Chambers Global 2016
March 21, 2016
Chambers Canada 2016 Guide recognizes 74 Fasken Martineau lawyers
Fasken Martineau announced today that 74 of the firm’s lawyers have been ranked in 46 areas of practice in Chambers & Partners’ new Chambers Canada 2016 guide. Seventeen lawyers received Band 1 recognition.
October 20, 2015
The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016: 163 Fasken Martineau lawyers named
Fasken Martineau  announced today that 163 lawyers were included in the 10th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in 48 practice areas.
September 1, 2015
2015 Lexpert directory recommends 158 Fasken Martineau Lawyers
Fasken Martineau is proud to announce that 158 firm lawyers have been recommended in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
June 25, 2015
Fasken Martineau receives Band 1 rankings in six practice areas in Chambers Global 2015
Fasken Martineau is pleased to announce that it has once again been recognized as a leading firm in Canada in Chambers Global 2015 including earning a new Band 1 ranking in Employment & Labour.
April 8, 2015
Canadian Paralympic Committee and Fasken Martineau announce new corporate partnership
Official Legal Partner brings legal expertise and fundraising component to Paralympic movement
March 2, 2015
The Legal 500 Canada 2015: 55 Fasken Martineau lawyers ranked
55 Fasken Martineau lawyers recognized in The Legal 500 Canada 2015, including 11 as "Leading Lawyers".
December 3, 2014
IFLR1000 mentions David Corbett and quotes Peter Feldberg in an article on his upcoming mandate as the new Firm Managing Partner
"Fasken Martineau names new managing partner" by Michael Washburn, IFLR1000
October 27, 2014
A number of media outlets quote Peter Feldberg in articles on his nomination as the new Firm Managing Partner
Law Times, Droit-Inc
October 13, 2014
Fasken Martineau announces new Firm Managing Partner
Fasken Martineau announces the selection of Peter Feldberg as the new Firm Managing Partner, effective February 1, 2015.
October 9, 2014
Strongest results ever from Best Lawyers: Fasken Martineau improves ranking in 2015 edition
Fasken Martineau announces that 120 of its lawyers were named in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada.
September 4, 2014
Fasken Martineau’s ranked lawyers jumped by 16% - 140 lawyers listed in the 2014 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Fasken Martineau announced today that the total number of firm lawyers ranked in the 2014 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory jumped by 16% over 2013.
June 25, 2014
Chambers and Partners ranks 71 Fasken Martineau lawyers in 48 areas of practice in the Chambers Global 2014 Guide
Fasken Martineau announced today that 71 of the firm's lawyers have been ranked in 48 areas of practice in Chambers and Partners' Chambers Global 2014 Guide.
March 25, 2014
Fasken Martineau advises Nalcor Energy in the financial close of the $5 billion Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric Generating Facility and the Labrador-Island Transmission Link projects
Fasken Martineau was lead project finance counsel to Nalcor Energy for the financing of $5 billion in energy infrastructure projects in Eastern Canada.
February 5, 2014
Chambers Global 2014 ranks 70 Fasken Martineau lawyers
Fasken Martineau announced today that it has again improved its ranking in Chambers and Partners' Chambers 2014 Global Guide.
October 24, 2013
Strongest results ever from Best Lawyers: Fasken Martineau improves ranking in 2014 edition
Fasken Martineau announced today that 108 of the firm's lawyers were ranked in 40 areas in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada.
August 13, 2013
Fasken Martineau rankings jump by 19% – 121 lawyers listed in Lexpert's 2013 Canadian Legal Directory
Fasken Martineau announced today that the total number of firm lawyers ranked in the 2013 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory jumped by 19% over 2012.
July 25, 2013
Fasken Martineau rises up the ranks in Chambers Global 2013
Fasken Martineau has again improved its ranking in Chambers and Partners' Chambers 2013 Global Guide.
March 20, 2013
Best Lawyers in Canada 2013: Over 100 Fasken Martineau lawyers listed for third straight year
Fasken Martineau announced that Best Lawyers in Canada has named 104 of the firm's lawyers to its list for 2013.
September 11, 2012
Best Lawyers names six Fasken Martineau partners “Lawyer of the Year”
Fasken Martineau announced that six of the firm's partners have been named "Lawyer of the Year" for 2013 in their respective areas of practice by Best Lawyers in Canada.
September 11, 2012
102 Fasken Martineau lawyers listed in Lexpert's 2012 Canadian Legal Directory
Fasken Martineau is pleased to announced that Lexpert has named 102 of its lawyers in 46 areas of practice and industry in the 2012 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. This represents a 29% increase over the firm's rankings from the previous year.
June 1, 2012
A Reference in Canada: Lexpert recommends 22 Fasken Martineau lawyers to readers in the US
Fasken Martineau announced today that 22 of its lawyers have been ranked in the 2012 edition of the Lexpert®/American Lawyer's Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
February 8, 2012
Best Lawyers in Canada: Over 100 Fasken Martineau lawyers again listed among the best
September 29, 2011
79 Fasken Martineau lawyers listed in Lexpert's 2011 Canadian Legal Directory
May 19, 2011
19 Fasken Martineau lawyers recommended in Lexpert®/American Lawyer's 2011 Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
19 Fasken Martineau lawyers are recognized in 10 different practice groups.
January 17, 2011
Best Lawyers in Canada: 102 Fasken Martineau lawyers listed among the best
Fasken Martineau's lawyers are once again listed as leaders in more than 30 different practice areas.
September 20, 2010
Leaders in Canada's Law Community: Lexpert ranks 76 Fasken Martineau lawyers in 2010 Guide
Fasken Martineau also maintains its place as the third largest law firm in Canada.
July 15, 2010
The results are in: 96 Fasken Martineau lawyers named The Best Lawyers in Canada 2010
Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, has listed 96 Fasken Martineau lawyers in its 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada.
October 30, 2009
Eighty Seven Fasken Martineau Lawyers Named in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2009
January 21, 2009
Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2008 – Fasken Martineau garners 69 nominations
January 1, 2008
The Best Lawyers in Canada 2008: Fasken Martineau Garners Seventy-Nine Nominations
August 13, 2007